Research

Developing information systems, hardware and software, and physical technologies for the future.

Research

DEVICES • SYSTEMS • INFORMATION

Spanning a diverse set of intellectual disciplines and applications, we define novel device technologies, future photonic and electrical systems, next generation communication and power grids, and energy-efficiency in big data analytics and the internet-of-things.

Research Excellence

Devices and Materials
Highly interdisciplinary and revolutionizing electronics and materials for a sustainable society, our department research in this domain spans...
Imaging and Signal Processing
Signal and image processing in our department includes theoretical and practical algorithm development, and hardware designs to convert signals,...
Data, Computing and Computer Systems
From data to hardware and software and computer systems including supercomputers, servers, desktop computers, notebooks, handhelds, and quantum...
Photonics, Plasmonics, Electromagnetics and Optoelectronics
Research in this domain in our Department covers semiconductor optoelectronics, lasers, photonics, multispectral optical sensing and Imaging, optical...
Sensors and Bioengineering
Whether envisioning medical sensors or designing robots or swarms, faculty in ECE research these technologies for land, air, and water and within and...
Power and Energy Systems
Research on the storage, production, distribution, and use of electric energy and energy storage systems conducted in our department will transform...
Research News Learn more about the Research Breakthroughs from the UH ECE Department.
Facilities & Laboratories

Facilities & Laboratories

Housed in Engineering Buildings 1 and 2, Electrical and Computer Engineering laboratories are a hive of activity and innovation from building drones to exoskeletons to integrated circuits, imaging technologies, and computing devices and models. Visit us and see some of our inventions.

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Centers & Consortia

Centers & Consortia

A core value in Electrical and Computer Engineering is collaboration with industry, and leadership in initiatives with a sum that is greater than the parts. With Electrical and Computer Engineering tools increasingly impacting our society, it is no surprise that we partner with all other branches of science and engineering and with business and societal enterprises.

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Industrial Relations

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Industrial Relations

Upcoming Seminars Join us for a close-up learning opportunity about Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Houston. Our faculty will share their expertise and discuss their latest discovery in research and education.
ECE Speaker Series

ECE Speaker Series

With an emphasis on scholarship, invention, and innovation, the ECE Speaker Series features distinguished researchers from all over the globe.

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Nano Speaker Series

Nano Speaker Series

A seminar series focusing on advances in nanomaterials, macrosystems, biomaterials, nanofabrication for medicine, environment, and energy.

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Theses and Dissertations

See the latest research from our graduate students.